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Related to pabulum.
pabular (not comparable)
- (obsolete) Edible; of or pertaining to food.
- 1850, Southern literary messenger, Conservative Cookery:
- We shall however delight to follow our author in those pleasing meditations wherewith, under the ingenious fiction of Hortense, he introduces some of the most important subjects of pabular interest.
- 1851, Edward Joseph Thackwell, Narrative of the Second Seikh war, in 1848-49, pages 82-63,
- It is a well-known fact in Indian warfare that the sepoy always fights and marches best on a full stomach. Therefore, the advisableness of this pabular preparation was unquestionable.
- 1866, The Entomologist's Monthly Magazine, Volume 2, page 86,
- […] and as that species feeds indiscriminately on such varied trees as hazel, beech, and sallow, an extension of its pabular range is not surprising.
- 2000, Rodney Dale, The Wordsworth Dictionary of Culinary & Menu Terms, back cover,
- This pabular vocabulary will be eagerly embraced by all those interested in and engaged in food and its preparation from whatever culture and tradition they may come.